Tag Archives: Modern Quilting

Paul Krampitz – Working with Wedges

Paul Krampitz’s Working with Wedges Workshop was well attended, with members enthusiastic about learning something new and sharing the process with quilting friends. Armed with our wedge templates, we learned how to cut our fabric into angled pieces and sew them together to create interesting effects. … Continue reading

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Paul Krampitz – From Traditional to Modern Quilter

Our April meeting featured a presentation by Paul Krampitz, who has made the creative journey from traditional to modern quilter. Paul’s quilts illustrate how new and exciting designs can happen when quilters change up conventional blocks and layouts. This was a lively presentation, with a great … Continue reading

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Modern Quilt Showcase – A Vancouver Modern Quilt Guild Show

The Vancouver Modern Quilt Guild recently held their first quilt show called Modern Quilt Showcase.  Over 100 modern quilts made by guild members were shown. The eye-catching, creative quilts on display represented new directions in quilt making such as the use … Continue reading

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Stacey Day, Quilt Designer

Stacey Day came to our March meeting.  She talked about how her life today as a quilter, pattern writer and quilt designer began with her love of  fabric as a very young girl.  She sewed her own clothes and did crafts, and remembers her grandmother … Continue reading

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Krista Hennebury Workshop – A Recipe for Modern

Choose your colour ingredients.  Use a few traditional techniques.  Add lots of innovative cutting and improvised piecing.  Spice it up with your own creativity, and you have a recipe for a modern quilt. Krista’s workshop, “Improv Under the Influence,” was … Continue reading

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Krista Hennebury Presentation

We were fortunate to have Krista Hennebury at our September meeting.  In an entertaining and informative presentation, she spoke to us about modern quilting and showed some of her quilts. After a career as a geologist, Krista pursued her interest … Continue reading

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